flint mill


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flint mill

[′flint ‚mil]
(mechanical engineering)
A mill employing pebbles to pulverize materials (for example, in cement manufacture).
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Flint Mill is part of the K-C Consumer Business and following a 40m investment in 2003 now exclusively manufacturers Huggies baby wipes.
Watermills on the new stamps include the privately-owned ex-estate early 19th century Felin Cochwillan at Tal y Bont, Bangor (pictured left); Cheddleton Flint Mill in Staffordshire, now managed by an industrial heritage trust,, and New Abbey Corn Mill, Dumfries and Galloway, which is maintained by Historic Scotland.
Graham Tongue, Kimberly-Clark site manager, Flint Mill, said: "We are delighted that our new Huggies wet wipes facility has given us the opportunity to attract new talent to Flint, complementing our existing highly skilled and experienced team.
The Park Side Building (BCU), The Flint Mill, Birmingham LGBT Health & Wellbeing Centre, Wyre Forest Crematorium and The Library of Birmingham make up some of the projects competing across the region.
Despite their previous experience in this field, they've never taken on anything quite so ambitious as a flint mill which, for want of a better description, is on its last legs.
Your father is waiting and he was man and boy by this filthy river and his father before him and his before that, all of them man and boy while the foundries smoked and the glassworks smoked and the flint mill and the flour mill and the flax mill and the molten lead squeezed flat in the rolling mill and the smoke sunk low all around the viaduct and down, down around where the little houses crouched in tight together.
The water exited from the waterwheel above a weir which provided water for the next mill downstream, Heaton Cottage Flint Mill, which is now the Fisherman's Lodge restaurant.
Baby wipe boom: | Demand for baby wipes sees US giant Kimberly-Clark plan a PS40m investment at its Flint Mill - creating 40 new jobs.
A reminder and a fulsome clue is the elaborate memorial to Buddle in St James' Church, where he is shown wearing a pit jacket and surrounded by a miner's Davy safety lamp, a plan of Wallsend Colliery, mining engineers' tools and a steel flint mill, the precursor of the safety lamp.
Fred the Head, as the skeletal remains were nicknamed, were discovered on the site of an old flint mill close to the River Trent at Burton-upon-Trent by an off-duty special police constable out walking his dog.
There was also an opportunity to hear about long term plans for the old Flint Mill in the Beamish Burn valley.
BOOMING demand for baby wipes has seen US giant Kimberly Clark plan a PS40m investment at its Flint mill that will secure nearly 200 jobs and create 40 new roles.